Career opportunities with a sculpture emphasis include:
- sculpture studio assistant
- sculpture teacher
- gallery or museum worker
- art professor
- caster at a foundry
- worker at an engineering or architectural firm
- artwork shipping specialist
Forge your future!
From metal welding to mold-making, from casting and carving to site-specific installations, your future opens wide when you master a wide variety of techniques and materials used in three-dimensional fabrication. Embrace your personal creative journey as you confidently develop your unique artistic vision.
NAU’s studio art program allows you to flourish in your chosen medium. By developing a sophisticated understanding of art principles and polishing your technical skills, your education will prepare you to leave your own vibrant, expressive mark on the world. Just as importantly, you will expand your future opportunities by learning business practices for artists, including grant applications, gallery representation, self-promotion, and maintaining a sustainable and safe studio.
The arts are everywhere. With an NAU BFA, you are poised to apply your studio art knowledge in many settings.
In our spacious, well-equipped sculpture studio, you’ll expand your imagination and nurture your talent through techniques that include:
- metal fabrication (welding, forging and other metalworking techniques)
- mold-making and casting
- foundry (bronze and aluminum)
- installation and site specific art